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Cup and saucer

Cup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Beijing (made)

  • Date:

    1725-1750 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Copper, painted in coloured enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Brigadier W.E. Clark Bequest

  • Museum number:

    C.31&A-1969

  • Gallery location:

    China, Room 44, The T.T. Tsui Gallery, case 38 []

Place of Origin

Beijing (made)

Date

1725-1750 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Copper, painted in coloured enamels

Object history note

Compare the identical cup and saucer, C.39&A-1962

Descriptive line

Cup and saucer, copper painted in coloured enamels, Beijing, China, Qing dynasty, 1730-1745

Labels and date

Cup and saucer
Qing dynasty
1730-1745

The scene shows Greek goddesses. It was probably copied from a European engraving.

Copper painted in coloured enamels
Imperial workshops, Beijing

W.E. Clark Bequest
Museum no. C.31-1969 [2009]

Production Note

label

Materials

Copper

Techniques

Painted

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

East Asia Collection

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